Anatoly Sivko studied at the Belarus State Music Academy. While his studying years, he already sang a number of parts in La Traviata and Aleko, attended master classes with Teresa Zylis-Gara and famous Russian bass Yevgeny Nesterenko, and participated in tours in Germany and Poland.
Anatoly Sivko is the winner of the International Ukrainian Singing Competition (Grand Prix, 2007), the Klaudia Taev International Competition for Young Opera Singers (2nd Prize, 2009), the II International Muslim Magomayev singing competition in Moscow (2nd Prize, 2012), and the VIII International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition in Warsaw (1st Prize, 2013).
He is also the recipient of the Young Talent Scholarship granted by the President of Belarus.
Anatoly Sivko took part in a series of concerts in Antwerp and Gent organized by Flemish National Opera, in the concert at the Young Euro Classic Festival in the Concert House Berlin (2010), and participated in the Young Singers Project at the Salzburg Festival (2011).
In the season 2010/2011 he was invited as a guest member of the Opera Studio Nederland. Other engagements include the title part in Verdi's Attila (Tallinn), Gaspar in Donizetti's Rita (Graz), and concerts with Vladimir Spivakov (Minsk) and Valery Gergiev at Mikkeli Music Festival, Finland, where Anatoly Sivko is re-invited with a solo recital as a part of the program of the XXI Gergiev Festival Mikkeli 2013.
Photo: Kaupo Kikkas